adjective complement

  Ukali ha'i'ano.

English-Hawaiian dictionary. 2015.

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  • complement —   Ukali (as in grammar).    ♦ Adjective complement, ukali ha i ano …   English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • Complement (linguistics) — In grammar the term complement is used with different meanings. The primary meaning is a word, phrase or clause which is necessary in a sentence to complete its meaning. We find complements which function as an argument (i.e. of equal status to… …   Wikipedia

  • complement — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 sth that goes well with sth else ADJECTIVE ▪ good, ideal, natural, necessary, nice, perfect PREPOSITION ▪ complement …   Collocations dictionary

  • complement — complements, complementing, complemented (The verb is pronounced [[t]kɒ̱mplɪment[/t]]. The noun is pronounced [[t]kɒ̱mplɪmənt[/t]].) 1) VERB If one thing complements another, it goes well with the other thing and makes its good qualities more… …   English dictionary

  • complement — noun /ˈkɒmpləmənt / (say kompluhmuhnt) 1. that which completes or makes perfect. 2. the quantity or amount that completes anything. 3. either of two parts or things needed to complete the whole. 4. full quantity or amount; complete allowance. 5.… …   Australian English dictionary

  • complement — noun kɒmplɪm(ə)nt 1》 a thing that contributes extra features to something else so as to enhance or improve it. 2》 the number or quantity that makes something complete: we have a full complement of staff. 3》 Grammar a word, phrase, or clause… …   English new terms dictionary

  • Adjective — Examples That s an interesting idea. (attributive) That idea is interesting. (predicative) Tell me something interesting. (postpositive) The good, the bad, and the ugly. (substantive) In grammar, an adjective is a describing word; the main… …   Wikipedia

  • complement - compliment — These words can both be used as verbs or nouns. When they are used as verbs, they are pronounced . When they are used as nouns, they are pronounced . ◊ complement If one thing complements another, they increase each other s good qualities when… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Subject complement — In grammar, a subject complement is a phrase or clause that follows a linking verb (copula) and complements, or completes, the subject of the sentence by either (1) renaming it or (2) describing it. The former, a renaming noun (or sometimes a… …   Wikipedia

  • objective complement — noun or objective predicate : a noun, adjective, or pronoun used in the predicate as complement to a factitive verb or a verb of choosing, naming, thinking and as qualifier of its direct object (as chairman in make John chairman, angry in make… …   Useful english dictionary

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